Calendar

Upcoming Events for STLWS (last updated 7/3/17)

2017


  • Jan. 18, 7 p.m. – membership meeting;  John DenHouter,  faculty member at SIUE, will critique our members’ work.
  • Jan. 181 hour after membership meeting & Jan. 19, 8:30 – 9 a.m. – receiving/retrieval of paintings at CJ Muggs.

  • Feb. 15, 7 p.m. – membership meeting; Mark Sableman, intellectual property attorney with Thompson Coburn, presents information regarding artists’ rights and copyright guidelines.

  • Mar. 15, 7 p.m. – membership meeting; Linda Wilmes – painting demonstration.
  • Mar. 31,  9 a.m. – Noon &  Apr 1, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – receiving for the STLWS 18th Annual Juried Exhibition at Missouri Artists on Main gallery.

  • Apr. 3 – 6 & 8 – 9, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Alvaro Castagnet Workshop at the Maria Center.
  • Apr. 7, 6:30 – 9 p.m. – Opening Reception of the STLWS 18th Annual Juried Exhibition at Missouri Artists on Main gallery with the Awards presentation at 7:30 p.m.
  • Apr. 19, 7 p.m. – membership meeting;  Shelley Dieterichs – watercolor illustrations for children’s books.
  • Apr. 19 – 1 hour after membership meeting & Apr. 20, 8:30 – 9 a.m. – receiving/retrieval of paintings at CJ Muggs.
  • Apr. 29, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. & Apr. 30, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. – retrieval of STLWS 18th Annual Juried Exhibition artwork at Missouri Artists on Main gallery.  You (or your representative) must bring your entry form with you for the gallery to release your artwork to you.

  • May 16 – STLWS Spring Retreat at Toddhall Retreat & Conference Center, Columbia, IL.
  • May 17, 7 p.m. – membership meeting; Kim Foster, painter and teacher will give a painting demonstration.

  • July 1 Membership Dues Deadline for the 2017-2018 Membership year. Membership Dues can be paid any time throughout the year but if paid by this date, Members will receive the August Newsletter as well as Priority Registration for STLWS Workshops.  Signature Status recognition will be lost if Membership Dues are not paid when due.
  • Jul. 19 – 9 – 10 p.m. & Jul. 20, 8:30 – 9 a.m. – receiving/retrieval of paintings at CJ Muggs.

  • Aug. 3 – 5, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Janet Rogers Workshop at the Maria Center.

  • Sept. 20, 7 p.m. – membership meeting; Keith Baizer, owner of Artmart, will present information about artist materials and techniques.

  • Oct. 2, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  – receiving for the SLWS 20th Annual Membership Awards Exhibition “Big Splash,”, at 1900 Park creative space, 1900 Park Ave., St. Louis, MO 63104.
  • Oct. 6, 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. – opening reception for the SLWS 20th Annual Membership Awards  Exhibition “Big Splash,” with refreshments, at 1900 Park creative space.  Awards presentation at 7 p.m.
  • Oct. 9, 10 & 11 – STLWS Fall Retreat at Toddhall Retreat & Conference Center, Columbia, IL.  Click here for registration form.
  • Oct. 18, 7 p.m. – membership meeting; Dongfeng Li will be our guest artist and give a demonstration.
  • Oct. 18, 1 hour after membership meeting & Oct. 19, 8:30 – 9 a.m. – receiving/retrieval of paintings for CJ Muggs.
  • Oct. 27, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. – retrieval of artwork from the SLWS 20th Annual Membership Awards Exhibition “Big Splash,” at 1900 Park creative space.

  • Nov. 15, 7 p.m. – membership meeting; Golden Acrylics / QoR Watercolors representative, Sandra Bacon, will present a lecture/demo exploring water media, including grounds for acrylics and watercolors giving an infinite range of possibilities.

  • Dec. 6, 6:30-9 p.m. –  Holiday Party at CJ Muggs, lower level.
  • Dec. 20 – no membership meeting.

2018


  • Jan. 17, 7 p.m. – membership meeting; members are invited to bring one painting to participate in a critique.
  • Jan. 17, 1 hour after membership meeting & Jan. 18, 8:30 – 9 a.m. – receiving/retrieval of paintings at CJ Muggs.

  • Feb. 21, 7 p.m. – membership meeting; Spencer Meagher will give a demonstration.

  • Mar. 21, 7 p.m. – membership meeting; Carol Jessen will give a demonstration.

  • Apr. 6, 9 a.m. to Noon, & Apr. 7, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – receiving for the STLWS 19th Annual Juried Exhibition, Missouri Artists on Main gallery.
  • Apr. 9-13 – Ted Nuttall Workshop at the Maria Center.
  • Apr. 13 , 6:30 to 9 p.m. – Opening of 19th Annual Juried Exhibition at Missouri Artists on Main.
  • Apr. 18, 7 p.m. – membership meeting; Barbara Martin Smith will give a presentation.
  • Apr. 18 – 1 hour after membership meeting & Apr. 19, 8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. – receiving/retrieval of paintings at CJ Muggs.
  • Apr. 29, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. & Apr. 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – retrieval of 19th Annual Juried Exhibition artwork at Missouri Artists on Main gallery.

  • May 15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – STLWS Spring Retreat at Toddhall Retreat Center.
  • May 16, 7 p.m. – membership meeting; Shirley Nachtrieb will demonstrate triad painting and negative painting techniques.

  • Jul. 18, 9 – 10 p.m. & Jul. 19, 8:30 – 9 a.m. – receiving/retrieval of paintings at CJ Muggs.


  • Sept. 19, 7 p.m. – membership meeting; guest artist to be announced.

  • Oct. 17, 7 p.m. – membership meeting; guest artist to be announced.
  • Oct. 17, 1 hour after membership meeting & Oct. 18, 8:30 – 9 a.m. – receiving/retrieval of paintings at CJ Muggs.
  • Oct. 19-21 – Robin St. Louis Workshop at the Maria Center.

  • Nov. 21, 7 p.m. – membership meeting; guest artist to be announced.

  • Dec. – no membership meeting.  Our Holiday Party date to be announced.


Membership meetings are held at 7:00 pm at the
First Congregational Church in Webster Groves
on the SW corner of Lockwood and Elm.